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Japan Begins Testing Next-Gen Bullet Train

Japan has begun testing the ALFA-X, a next-generation bullet train with an aerodynamic nose capable of hitting a maximum speed of 248 mph, making it the fastest train of its type in the world. What…

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New York Just Passed a Bill that Will…

Douglas Christian/ZUMA President Donald Trump’s effort to keep his tax returns out of the public eye will soon face a new obstacle, thanks to a bill passed Wednesday in New York state that would allow…

Trump Walks Out of Infrastructure Meeting With Pelosi…

Douglas Christian/ZUMA As the debate over whether to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump intensifies, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday directly accused President Donald Trump of engaging in a “cover-up” by continuing to…

I Am An Affront To God

A Hot Air Balloon Look at me, I’m flying! I’m floating up into the sky. Higher and higher I go, above the rooftops and the trees! Up, up, up! Can you see me? Tilt your…

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Mike Huckabee’s Epic Fight to Keep Beachgoers Off…

Mother Jones illustration; John Taggart/dpa/AP; Getty Not long after his failed 2008 presidential bid, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee bought a beachfront plot in the Florida Panhandle and built a three-story, 10,000-square-foot mansion, with six…

After a Flood of Donations, an Alabama Group…

Protesters march to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state's new abortion ban. Butch Dill/AP Photo A month ago, Amanda Reyes was working in relative obscurity, trying to protect women’s reproductive rights in a state…